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NCJ Number: 149936 Find in a Library
Title: Campus Security and Law Enforcement
Author(s): J W Powell; M S Pander; R C Nielsen
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 299
Sponsoring Agency: Butterworth-Heinemann
Woburn, MA 01801-2041
Publication Number: ISBN 0-7506-9441-6
Sale Source: Butterworth-Heinemann
225 Wildwood Ave
Woburn, MA 01801-2041
United States of America
Type: Overview Text
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Written both for security managers and college and university administrators, this volume provides an overview of all facets of campus security law enforcement, including property crimes, violent crimes, alcohol and other drug use, and hate crimes.
Abstract: The text notes that although many of the issues are not new, the methods and philosophies incorporated in addressing them have changed significantly. Individual sections focus on the evolution and purpose of campus security, the structure and operation of the campus security department, and security related to specific topics such as residence halls and campus events. Law enforcement liability, racial violence, and the use of computers in law enforcement are also discussed. Photographs, notes, index, and appended reference lists and guidelines from the American Council on Education
Main Term(s): Campus police
Index Term(s): Campus crime; Campus police training; Campus Security; Student disorders; University or college dormitories
Note: 2nd edition
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